It’s easy to get lost browsing the web. And more than that, it’s easy get lost shopping on the web. It’s convenient, fast and you can do it from the comfort of your couch. According to Kantar Media, its survey revealed that 83% of consumers are shopping online weekly. Look even further at mobile users, and in the United States alone more than 37.6 million people are using their mobiles devices to shop online at least once a year. When...
Once upon a time, clients would work with an architectural team to develop a space plan based on their perceived individual design preferences, cross their fingers, and hope that all goes according to plan. As developments progressed, clients would require adjustments based on viewing the actual results in person. These changes would inevitably result in unforeseen costs and time delays.
These days are no more.
Today, client's have the option to immerse...
Truly Flexible Space: A Condo that Evolves to Fit Your Needs
There are various truths first-time home buyers must face in today’s market. If you live in a major metropolitan city, prices are likely to be intimidating to say the least. Also, what you can afford will most likely not be what you need 5 to 10 years down the road.
So what do you do if you want to play in the condo game?
One architectural firm Sweeny, Sterling & Finlayson, with development...
What would you prefer, a standard hotel room, complete with amenities (a pool, a gym, room service), or, a trendy, condo-style accommodation for a fraction of the cost? More and more people are leaning towards the latter and companies are beginning to take notice. Recently Ikea announced they will be launching their first line of budget hotels across Europe, with the first opening in Germany in 2014. This idea is right on the mark with current traveling...
Windows, windows, windows. Natural light is one of the most sought after elements for many new buyers entering into the condo market. Issues such as is the unit East facing or West facing are very important to buyers and nothing builds or destroy property value like a good view. Light clearly plays a key role in the beauty and aesthetic appeal or most units.
Not only that but studies have shown that people living in environments with large...
Today more then ever, urbanites are faced with the challenge of making condo units more livable. For instance in Toronto, there are 9,090 1 bedroom or bachelor condo units scheduled for completion in 2014. The average size of these units is just 695 square feet... and so the market for furniture and accessories targeting smaller spaces continues to grow.
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With ideas ranging from hanging up you kitchen table to hidden beds and couches,...